Wednesday, April 23, 2014
PLACERVILLE, CALIFORNIA
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A song medley

EDITOR: Why do each of the American standards of our faith in doing good things to refine life sing “My country ’tis of thee, sweet land of liberty — to thee I sing”? Why do such a people who sang so well, and did so well, end in a gross mess of pain of a Stalin-like, Hitler-like, North Korea-like, Hegel philosophy form of life? Dumb, dumb, dumb. Crazy, crazy, crazy.

But “Old man river, he just keeps rollin’ along.” No matter the “runt nut” human potential — “runt nut” just can’t entirely enter the square block into the round hole in his game of arrested development. So be it.

Runt nut will get his due. If not in 2013 A.D., in the year of our Lord, sometime soon enough.

Justice goes along with liberty.

JUNE HOFFMAN
Placerville

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  • arnold langeJanuary 07, 2013 - 6:26 pm

    runt nut? hmmm, do i smell the stench of veiled racism? way off the deep end is where we seem to find june this week. "Stalin-like, Hitler-like, North Korea-like", hey june, you forgot pol pot, chairman mau and pee wee herman. (and george bush}.

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  • Sam WintonJanuary 07, 2013 - 11:38 pm

    Editor- obviously, you left out half of the words in the above letter. It makes absolutely no sense. Please reprint the letter in its original form. As printed, you make the writer appear to be a blithering idiot. Thank you.

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